The Great Escape is Europe’s leading festival for new music, bringing together 3000 music industry professionals from across the world to enjoy and experience 400 great new bands, and to take part in the CMU Insights-programmed TGE music business convention.
In 2014 CMU presented six half-day insight strands within The Great Escape convention, each featuring original research, case studies and discussion around a different music business theme. Plus there were CMU-curated programmes of conversations and networking events, the return of the TGE:DIY Day for new talent and the all-new Blueprint conference.
 
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SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR’S GREAT ESCAPE CONVENTION
Adam Biddle theAudience | BFB
Adam Cardew
Absolute | DIY | BFB
Adam Lewis Planetary Group | BL
Adam Webb NPS
Adrian Pope [PIAS] | GDM
Alison Lamb SO Recordings | BFB
Andy Chatterley MUSO | MMR
Andy Ellis PRS for Music | DIY
Andy Smith Kendal Calling | TFB
Alan Davey Arts Council England | In Con
Alex Thomson Greenhouse Group | TFB
Alex Wall In Con
Ann Tausis Kobalt | MMR
Anna Kopaniarz Tauron Nowa Muzyka | TFB
Anthony Healey APRA/AMCOS | MMR
Ben Knowles War Child | In Con
Brett Pracownik MAMA | DIY
Brittney Bean Songdrop | GDM
Caitlin Hayward-Tapp USSU | BL
Carli Kapff Genuine | NPS
Chloe Forsyth Harbottle & Lewis | BFB
Chlöe Howl Artist | In Con
Chris Baughen Xfm | In Con
Chris Carey BFB
Chris Cooke CMU | MMR | GDM | DIY
Chris T-T Artist | DIY
Claire O’Neill AIF | TFB
Claire Southwick Transgressive | BL
Cliff Fluet Lewis Silkin | BFB
Crispin Hunt FAC | MMR
Crispin Parry British Underground | In Con
Damian Harris | GDM
Dan Koplowitz Friendly Fire | BL
Dan Le Sac Artist | GDM
David Gould Sony Music | GDM
David Smyth Evening Standard | In Con
Debs Wild BFB
Edward Adoo Mi-Soul Radio | BL
Ed Peto Outdustry | In Con
Erik Nielsen Wingnut | BFB
Fred Bolza Sony Music | BFB
Gee Davy Cooking Vinyl | MMR
Grant Heinrich Agency X | BFB
Hannah Overton Secretly Canadian | GDM
Henry Lavelle MODO | NPS
Horace Trubridge Musicians’ Union | In Con
Hugo Mintz Name PR | TFB
Ian Johnsen Mythophonic | NPS
James Bevan Rising Digital | BFB
James Foley Deezer | In Con
Jamie Stockwood Zeitgeist | TFB
Jen Long BBC Radio 1 | BL
Jessie Scoullar Wickstead Works | BFB
Joe Porn Music Glue | DIY
  John Hodge BPI | MMR
John Robb
LouderThanWar | BL
John Rostron Sŵn Festival | TFB
Johnny Dee The Guardian | In Con
Jonathan Davies Shazam | BFB
Jordi Puy Sound Diplomacy | TFB
Julia Payne the hub | DIY
Julian Deane | In Con
Jyri Forsström | Music Kickup | GDM
Kate Nightingale BFB
Kevin Kiernan rGenerator | BFB
Kevin King goodness | NPS
Laura Whitticase PRSfM Foundatn | In Con
Lee Morrison Believe Digital | GDM
Lesley Bleakey Beggars Group | MMR
Lucian Beierling SplitGigs | DIY
Malcolm Dunbar Pledge Music | NPS
Manolo Arango TFB
Martin Elbourne TGE | TFB | In Con
Michael Chugg Chugg Entertainment | TFB
Mike Clemenza B3SCI | BL
Mike Mathieson Cake | In Con
Mike Weatherley MP | MMR
Mollie Moore Lip Sync Music | BL
Nikki McNeil Global Publicity | TFB
Paul Barton Pledge Music | NPS
Pete Jordan Global Gathering | TFB
Peter Leathem PPL | MMR
Peter Sivers SoundCity | In Con
Phil Kemish Disrupt | BFB
Phil Nelson DIY | In Con
Phil Patterson UKTI | In Con
Rachel Willis ATC | NPS
Rebecca Murphy ACUMEN | NPS
Rich LeGate LeeFest | TFB
Robert Luis Tru Thoughts | DIY
Rob Woodland State 51 | DIY
Ruth Barnes Amazing Radio | BL
Sam McGregor Signature Brew | NPS
Sam Taylor CMU | BFB | NPS
Sammy Andrews Cooking Vinyl | BL
Sarah Richardson Bleached | NPS
Seymour Stein Warner Music | In Con
Simon Moorehead NPS
Sinead Mills Bleached | BFB
Stephen Peach Moshcam | NPS
Stephen Jones In Con
Suzi Ireland BIMM | Bearded | DIY
Sven Over BFB
Tanzy Burrill ThinkTank Media | NPS
Tim Bevan MODO | NPS
Tim Hall Kobalt Label Services | NPS
Vanessa Reed PRSfM Foundation | In Con
Will Mills Shazam | BFB
 
THIS YEAR’S GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL
In 2014 The Great Escape festival presented over 400 up-and-coming bands in 35 venues across the city of Brighton. For more information about past and future Great Escape festivals check the official website here.
CMU Insights has been programming the TGE Convention since 2011, you can find details about past programmes here> 2013 | 2012 | 2011
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